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Percussion Travelling Pistol by Fowler of Dublin

An Irish .53cal percussion travelling pistol by Fowler of Dublin., 11.2cm barrel with sighting channel engraved 'Dublin' and Irish registration 'D-C3782',

Full wood stock with chequered grips, captive ramrod and fish tail shaped butt with silver inlay escutcheon, lock-plate engraved 'Fowler'.

The pistol is 22cm overall and has a good strong Irish 3 bents action.

NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.


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Flintlock Pocket Pistol by H Nock

A good flintlock pocket pistol by the renowned London gun maker Henry Nock, c1800.

Pistol has a drop down trigger with a good working action, top sliding safety catch and slab sided wooden grip.

The underside of the frame has London black powder proof marks.

The pistol has a total length of 6 ½ inches with a 2 ¼ inch screw off barrel.

The lock plate is engraved with a border of flags and drums and ‘H Nock’ on one side and ‘London’ on the other side.

NB As an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display.


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Flintlock Pocket Pistol by Dunderdale Mabson & Labron

An early 19th century pocket pistol by Dunderdale Mabson & Labron.

Dunderdale Mabson & Labron where in business together at 25 Russell Street, Birmingham from 1808 till Dunderdales death in 1822.

Pistol is 6.5 inches in total length with a 1 ¾ inch screw-off barrel and one piece walnut grip. The box-lock engraved Dunderdale Mabson & Labron on one side and stand of arms engraving on the other side.

Pistol has a good strong working action.

NB As an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.


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English Transitional 6 Shot Percussion Revolver
An English c1850 transitional 6 shot percussion revolver with a 15cm octagonal steel barrel, chequered walnut grips, foliate engraved action, hammer, back-strap, butt cap and trigger guard.
Barrel and cylinder stamped with Birmingham proof marks.
12 inch (30.5cm) overall with a good working action.
NB As an antique percussion revolver no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.

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Double Barrel Flintlock Tap Action Pistol by Wheeler & Sons London

A double barrelled Flintlock Tap Action Pocket Pistol with 1 7/8” (4.9cm) round barrels, walnut slab sided grips, box lock action engraved on one side with the maker details “Wheeler & Sons” and the other side “London”

5 ¾" (11.5cm) overall.

Good working action. Metalwork pitted throughout.

NB As an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.

Price £385

UK p&p £10

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Percussion Travelling Pistol by T Wilson & Co of Liverpool c1840
A percussion .43calliber travelling pistols with a 5 inch (12.5cm) octagonal barrel engraved 'Liverpool' on the top flat, back action lock signed 'T Wilson & Co'.
Full stock with chequered grip, silver escutcheon and captive swivel ramrod.
9” (22.5cm) overall with a good working action.
NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.

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English 46 bore Percussion boxlock Pocket Pistol c1835
A 46 bore percussion pocket pistol with foliate engraved box lock, screw off barrel with Birmingham proof marks to the underside, chequered bag-shaped grips the pommel set with a hinged cap box, concealed drop down trigger and half cock safety catch.
6 inches (15.5cm) over-all length with good working action.

NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.

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Flintlock Blunderbuss Pistol by Stanton
An early 19th centenary flintlock blunderbuss pistol by Stanton of Oswestry. With 8.25 inch belled three stage brass barrel, stamped ‘OSWESTRY’ on the top flat and stamped with Birmingham proofs at the breech, foliate engraved steel tang, signed border engraved lock, full-stocked in walnut, with brass trigger guard, decorated with foliage on the bow, turned ramrod pipes and horn tipped ramrod. Overall length 13 inches.
NB As an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.

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A Pair of Percussion Top-Hat Pistols by Fisher of Bristol

A pair of 54 bore percussion cap Top-Hat Pistols by Fisher of Bristol c1830. With 1 ½ inch round turn-off barrels decorated with bands of foliage at the muzzles, stamped below with Birmingham proofs foliate engraved box lock action signed within an oval to the left and ‘BRISTOL’ to the right, engraved dolphin hammers, fitted with sliding safety catches that lock the pistols at half-cock, chequered walnut butts with silver lions head masks.

NB As antique percussion pistol's no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.


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Percussion .75 Holster Pistol by Tower

 A c1840 large .75 (10 bore) percussion holster pistol of the type carried by heavy cavalry.

With walnut full stock, regulation brass mounts, original steel ramrod,border engraved lock marked with a crown over 'TOWER'.

9 inch barrel, 15 ½ inches overall.

The pistol has a good strong working action and is in good original untouched condition.

NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.


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Colt New Pocket .320 Obsolete Calibre 6 Shot Revolver
1904 manufactured Colt New Pocket .320 with British proof marks and British government property broad arrow stamp to the butt, top of the barrel stamped COLT'S PAT FIRE ARMS MFG CO
HARTFORD CONN U.S.A. PAT'D AUG 5 1884 JUNE 5, 1900 This was the first small frame, swing out cylinder, double action pocket revolver produced by Colt. Only around 30K were produced. Chamber for .320 British (also known as the .320 Revolver C.F.
Revolver has a good working action. Some loss of plate and some pitting to cylinder.  NB As an antique obsolete calibre centerfire revolver no licence is required to own this pistol in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.

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French 11mm M1873 Service Revolver
An obsolete calibre 11mm centerfire 6 shot French service revolver.
Manufactured in 1876 at 'd'armes de Saint Etienne' with a 4.5inch three-stage barrel marked Mle 1873 and with all parts with the matching serial no. G10276.
Revolver has a good working action and In good all round condition with metal parts with a nice gray patina.
NB As an antique obsolete calibre centerfire revolver no licence is required to own this pistol in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.

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Blunderbuss Overcoat Pistol by Mabson & Labron

late18th century brass overcoat blunderbuss pistol (converted from flintlock to percussion probably around 1830) with 3 ½ inch barrel, slab wood grips, lock plates engraved with martial trophy and the makers name 'Mabson & Labron' and fitted with a 3inch under-slung bayonet retained by the trigger guard.

Pistol has a crisp working action holding full and half cock with smooth release. 7 ½ inches in length with bayonet closed.
Bayonet has a good spring and lockout. NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.

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Flintlock Pocket Pistol by Doubleday Newark
An early 19th Century flintlock 46 bore pocket pistol, with engraved lock plates inscribed 'Doubleday' on one side and 'Newark' on the other.
15.5cms (6in.) overall
In very good condition with good strong working action.
NB As an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display.

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English Bag Handle Percussion Pocket Pistol c1840

An English bag handle Pocket pistol with Birmingham proof marks to the barrel, walnut bag handle grips with white metal escutcheon, dolphin hammer and top sliding safety catch.

All in very good condition with a nice smooth strong action holding half and full cock. 7 ¾ " (17.5cm) overall length. NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.



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French Flintlock Pocket Pistol by Duval of Nantes
A Mid 18th Century French Flintlock Pocket Pistol by Duval a Nantes with10.5cm brass cannon barrel engraved at the breech with a martial trophy, signed rounded lock plate and shaped side plate, walnut full stock inlaid with scrolling tendrils in silver wire, with steel ramrod pipes, shaped trigger guard with pineapple finial, bird's head butt with engraved steel butt plate. Approx 21.5cm overall.
Action works, holds at full and half cock and in overall good condition. NB As an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.

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Irish Pepperbox Pistol
A 80 bore percussion pepperbox pistol by H. Allport of Cork c 1840 with a 4” six shot revolving barrel stamped with Birmingham black powder proof marks, foliate engraved box lock signed H. ALLPORT CORK and chequered walnut grips and butt plate with hinged cap box.
In overall good condition with a very good working action, some pitting to metalwork.
8” (20cm) overall.NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.

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Flintlock Pocket Pistol by Spencer
An Early 19th Century Flintlock Pocket Pistol, with 4cm round turn-off steel barrel stamped with Birmingham proof marks, the box lock engraved Spencer, London within oval medallions, slide top safety, walnut slab butt, some pitting to metalwork.
Pistol has a good strong action, holds at full and half cock and is in overall good condition.
15.5cm overall.
NB As an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a private collection or display.

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7mm Pinfire Revolver by Mortimer London

A mid 19th century 7mm pinfire revolver retailed by Mortimer of London.

Revolver showing Birmingham proof marks to body and outer cylinder and a Liege proof mark stamped inner cylinder, 8.5cm barrel with the retailers details MORTIMER LONDON all in very good condition, retaining virtually all of the original plate finish.

Action has good indexing.

Approximately 18.5cm overall length. NB As an antique, pin fire revolver no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.



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Percussion Cap Pocket Pistol by Ward of Warrington

A 19th century percussion cap pocket pistol by Ward of Warrington with 1.5 inch screw-off barrel, engraved lock inscribed 'Ward, Warrington', walnut slab sided wooden grips.

 Length 6 inches (15.5cm).

Good strong working action.

NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display.

 


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19TH CENTURY PERCUSSION OFFICERS PISTOL

A 34-bore officers pistol c1800 with barrel and nipple conversion from a flintlock c1830.

The 8inch (20cm) octagonal steel rifled barrel, with foliate engraved blued steel tang, hammer and back action lock plate, walnut full stock with chequered bag butt, steel trigger guard with pineapple finial, ramrod pipes and original brass tipped wood ramrod. Pistol has a strong working action, holds at full and half cock. Some pitting to the barrel and minor bruising to the stock. (13 inches 33cm) overall length.

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